The Amazing Wildlife of Spiti

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Spiti valley serves as the boon for the wildlife lovers, blessed with the good population of elusive snow leopards and other wildllife. Here’s a series 14 banners Snow Leopard – India‏ made and put up across Spiti, an initiative in association with State Forest Department, Himachal Pradesh.

 

Snow Leopard

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Majestic and elusive. Also, very curious! Snow leopard

 

Ibex

Ibex

Ibex form an important part of this ecosystem. They inhabit the more rugged regions of the valley, and are often seen in the cliffs. The ibex are found in the most rugged terrain, mostly in the cliffs of the Pin Valley National Park.

 

Blue Sheep

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Blue sheep are found across the valley. Their numbers are stable and form the primary prey base of large carnivores in Spiti.

 

Wolf

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Wolves are key predators of this region. Probably even the rarest carnivore to see.

 

Also Read: Spiti is the best place to travel solo right now

 

Lammergeier

lammergeier

Spiti is also home to unique bird species. Like this lammergeier who play an important role in this landscape.

 

Red Fox

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The red fox is commonly seen across #Spiti. They have a curious habit of looking back as they walk along their path.

 

Also read: 10 Things you Must Do in Himachal Pradesh

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